Re: New to Unicode

From: Stephane Bortzmeyer (
Date: Mon Jul 24 2006 - 08:25:38 CDT

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    On Mon, Jul 24, 2006 at 08:27:41AM -0400,
     Don Osborn <> wrote
     a message of 14 lines which said:

    > So which is operant, the IANA registry or ISO 15924
    > or both? Somehow
    > I got the impression that IANA codes were more or less incorporated
    > in the latter.

    If I understand well, the IETF decided to create a separate registry,
    hosted at IANA, because ISO is not stable enough. (The Internet
    requires stable identifiers, something that the ISO bureaucrats cannot

    An happy consequence is that the registry is available online (which
    is not the case with most ISO standards.)

    AFAIK, all ISO codes are in the IANA registry, but not always the

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